Drew is widely published in local and national news, sports, travel and the arts. He's interviewed some of the biggest names in music, and his work as a columnist with Long Island Pulse has earned him an award for magazine journalism from the New York Press Club/Society of Professional Journalists. 

Drew's byline has also appeared in Newsday.com, Relix/Jambands.com, AOL's Patch publications, CollegeHoops.net, New York Sports Beat, Football Reporters Online and the Grateful Web.    

recent highlights:

Bob Weir & John Mayer here

Dead & Company here

The Grateful Dead - Fare Thee Well here

Rush R40 Tour here

Michael Portnoy here

Dom Famularo here

Film Producer Scott Franklin here

Remembering Lou Reed here

An Open Letter from Long Beach here

Jorma Kaukonen's Embryonic Journey here

The Pinajian Discovery here.

LI Pulse feature with director Romeo Tirone of Dexter & True Blood here.

LI Pulse feature with Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth  here.

Enjoy my conversation with Mickey Hart 

and Warren Haynes


Long Island Pulse feature: The Warmth and Whimsy of Marc Chagall

Long Island Pulse feature:  Steampunk


Long Island Pulse feature: New Orleans Dream #118

Long Island Pulse feature: Last Charge of the Light Horse

Long Island Pulse feature: Kerry Kearney at the Crossroads

Long Island Pulse feature: Buddy Merriam & Greg Butler

Long Island Pulse feature: The Afterlife of the Grateful Dead

Newsday.com piece on KC Lovedrops

Newsday.com piece on jazz trumpet player Naazir Person

Newsday.com piece on Toby Walker and the Bellport Acoustic jam

Newsday.com piece on LB's Folk 2 Funk Festival

Piece on Jesse Pagano for Relix/Jambands: Common Ground

Long Island Pulse feature : Drummer's Summit

Piece on Furthur from Relix: Coney Island High

Long Island Pulse feature: Spiritual Over Material

review of Furthur, NYC

interview with Jeff Mattson of DSO

online music column


newsday.com: Bayshore-Brightwaters Chess Club

mineola patch: 2010 Boys Soccer Long Island Catholic School Championship

bellmore patch: Mepham Out Classes Carey (baseball)

merrick patch: Calhoun Blows Chances in Loss to Roslyn (lacrosse)

merrick patch: Calhoun Rallies to Win In Overtime (lacrosse)

collegehoopsnet.com: feature on Hofstra's Chaz Williams

football reporters online: Baltimore's Dirty Laundry

football reporters online: Is God Watching In Dallas?

football reporters online: 2009 SEC Championship: Of Sugar & Roses...

NYSportsbeat: Big Blue Helps the Needy

Local News, Business, Restaurants

Merrickpatch.com: Chris Hesse stars in A&E's Runaway Squad

Merrickpatch.com : Nicholas James

Bellmorepatch.com: Kennedy Boys Lacrosse Preview

Bellmorepatch.com: Keysi Fighting Method

Bellmorepatch.com: Ace of Cakes

Bellmorepatch.com : Hoops for Hope

Merrickpatch.com: Grillfire: A Simple Twist of Taste

Merrickpatch.com: The Pit Stop - Super Bowl MVP

Merrickpatch.com: RS Jones - Rattled and Confused

Bellmorepatch.com: Bellmore's Eateries Gear Up for the Super Bowl

Bellmorepatch.com: Bellmore's New Burger Kings

Bellmorepatch.com : Of Pizza and Politics